Eye injuries and eye infections are very common. They can happen at any age from early childhood, the period of work activity to old age.
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There are eye defects that are hard to see in a child. In the period of a small and preschool child, there are not many demands on the accuracy of vision, because the child plays most of the time.
A detailed ophthalmological examination includes, in addition to testing visual acuity, measurement of intraocular pressure, examination of the anterior segment of the eye on a biomicroscope and dilation of the pupils to examine the posterior segment of the eye - the fundus.
What are uveitis? The uveal tract of the eye consists of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. The color of the iris depends on the amount and arrangement of the pigment. The opening on the iris - the pupil/pupil has the function of an aperture, it determines the amount of light that will [...]
Viral conjunctivitis is one of the most common eye infections.
YAG laser capsulotomy is a laser intervention that is performed on the front segment of the eye, in a patient who has had a cataract surgically removed. This intervention is usually performed several months or years after cataract surgery.
With prolonged stress, also due to the predominance of the sympathetic, the muscle fibers of the circular muscle of the eye become overexcited, and muscle fibrillations occur - tremors, which are involuntary, occur in bursts and are very unpleasant.
Ophthalmological examination in children is adapted to their age and can be done from the first day of life, if there is a need for it. There are several situations when parents should be very prompt and bring their child to a specialist ophthalmologist.
On the fundus, the changes due to hypertension on the small fine blood vessels of the retina can be seen extremely well. Thus, in the first stage of hypertensive retinopathy, we see the narrowing of the arteries, as well as the dilation of the veins, where the veins become tortuous.
The most common problems and how to protect yourself. Summer has arrived, and with it high temperatures, high indices of UV radiation, indispensable air conditioners, going to the sea. It is extremely important to take care of the health of our eyes even in the summer.